James James Crawford Angel (born Springfield, Missouri, USA, August 1, 1899 – December 8, 1956) was an American aviator after whom Angel Falls in Venezuela, the highest waterfall in the world, is named.
The falls, which cascade from the top of Auyantepui in the remote Gran Sabana region of Venezuela, were not known to the outside world until Jimmie Angel flew over them on 16 Nove...
Although Mount Roraima (2,772m) is the most famous Tepui, there are several others that are of special interest. Salto Angel, or Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, exits from the summit of Auyan-tepui (2,460m) a 435 square mile heart shaped table mountain in the southeastern Gran Sabana. In October 1937 an American bush pilot, Jimmie Angel, landed his plane, the El Rio Caroni, on ...
These are the beautiful Havasupai Falls (or sometimes called Havasu Falls) in part of the Grand Canyon. The falls are fed by Havasu Creek which is known for it's beautiful blue-green water and limestone formations.
Talbot Bay / Horizontal Falls. Its one of the greatest natural wonders in the world. Although they are called waterfalls, this natural phenomenon actually consists of immense tidal currents hurtling through narrow coastal gorges. And they do all this sideways - hence the name, Horizontal Falls.
The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River is the most inspiring of the waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park. It is 308 ft. high, and thunders through the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. It is certainly a must see for all visitors to the park...
The Reichenbach Falls (Reichenbachfall) are a series of waterfalls near Meiringen in Bern canton in central Switzerland. They have a total drop of 250 m (820 ft). At 90 m (295.2 ft), the Upper Reichenbach Falls is one of the highest cataracts in the Alps. The falls are made accessible by the Reichenbachfall-Bahn funicular railway.
Today, a hydro-electric power company harnesses t...
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